Volcan cerro negro, Leon

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Trek up Central America's youngest volcano, Volcan cerro negro. Born in 1850, the volcano has erupted frequently over the decades since it first appeared, but tour groups run hikes up towards the crater during times of inactivity. The basalt cinder cone looks entirely at odds with the surrounding lush hillsides, giving the opportunity for dramatic photography. Make sure you bring lots of water on your hike up the volcano: it's hot, dry, and windy the farther you go on the 45-minute hike. The way down remains much simpler, whether you wish to walk or sled down the volcano. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Volcan cerro negro and many more Leon attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Leon trip planner .
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  • We have this tour booked through the poco a poco hostel and everything was perfectly arranged. Super experience with good guide. For $20 we were transported, we received a t-shirt and a good explanation about the volcano. Hike to the top is gorgeous and the ride down unforgettable. Super experience
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  • Super recommended for anyone wishing to live a new experience, I left from León to the Cerro Negro Volcano (which is an active volcano) the tour hired it in the hostel that I was staying (Sonati Hostel León, which I also recommend) super cheap It included transportation, equipment to do sandboarding and some snack, to reach the top of the volcano is about 1 hour (walking) the view that is is beautiful and the feeling of being in an active volcano is unbelievable, to lower the volcano is in a spec IE's table and it takes less than 5 minutes (good equal depends on the speed at which you want to go) 100% recommended
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  • You should not miss this experience the volcano surfing. It shuts picked at the volcano from the hotel and walking, it goes on the volcano. Hiking boots very important the ascent is about 80 minutes it can't say exactly was with photograph engaged there is so much to see. If you arrive on the edge of the crater goes down the slope after a detailed briefing on the Board. Provided protective clothing and glasses and great shirt. Just only once.
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  • 738m // 2,388ft of pure adrenaline fall. You can carry your own stuff or someone can do it for 10$ ( it’s 2hr of journey and the equipment it’s about 20 pounds )
  • A few of us went volcano boarding a few years ago, and even if had just gone for the hike and views, it would have been spectacular. Boarding itself was great fun, but make sure you cover up as much skin as you can... and bring water!
  • Volcano boarding is of course the main reason people come and I did it too but volcano itself is much more attractive than volcano boarding. Hiking up isn't hard even with the board. On the top, the view is amazing and you can feel the heat if you touch the surface. Try to dig just a little bit. You can see steam coming out of it.
  • Just amazing. Climb is moderate. You must bring your own equipment, but nothing really hard.
  • Hike up th Volcano wasn't that hard at all. A little tough due to the first quarter being lose rocks, but after that it's a gentle slope up to the sledding point. I'd advise for people to stop as they go to take photos. Very beautiful views. The sledding down as fun but me being clumsy kept going side to side. Lots of fun and would recommend.
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